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Magistrate Graeme Curran confronted by mother of alleged victim, court told

Magistrate Graeme Curran confronted by mother of alleged victim, court told

Mr Curran has been charged with nine counts of assault with an act of indecency after allegedly assaulting the boy between 1981 and 1983.

  • by Georgina Mitchell

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Lethal gas formula found on piece of paper in wallet of terror accused, court told
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Lethal gas formula found on piece of paper in wallet of terror accused, court told

The Khayat brothers are on trial accused of plotting to plant a bomb on a plane at Sydney Airport.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Terror accused plotted to bomb plane and release lethal gas, trial told
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Terror accused plotted to bomb plane and release lethal gas, trial told

Mahmoud Khayat, 34, and Khaled Mahmoud Khayat, 51, are accused of plotting to plant a bomb on a plane at Sydney Airport and disperse lethal gas in 2017.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Inmate shot in Lismore Base Hospital scuffle marks third person shot by officers in two days

Inmate shot in Lismore Base Hospital scuffle marks third person shot by officers in two days

An inmate was shot dead by a prison officer in Lismore during a medical escort the day after a man was shot dead by police in Glendale.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
Man jailed for at least two years after crashing into police while looking at his phone
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Man jailed for at least two years after crashing into police while looking at his phone

Jakob Thornton, 23, was looking at his phone for about 20 seconds when he crashed into two police officers.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Man charged with murder after axe attack in Sydney's south-west
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Man charged with murder after axe attack in Sydney's south-west

Police were called to Cabramatta West after reports of a car crash and two men fighting on Thursday night.

  • by Jenny Noyes
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Man charged over alleged role in murder of bikie boss Mick Hawi
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Man charged over alleged role in murder of bikie boss Mick Hawi

Police allege Jamal El Jaidi drove a grey Mercedes to Rockdale Fitness First and waited while a gunman shot Mick Hawi at close range.

  • by Laura Chung
'You have to decide brother': tapes played at ISIS-preparation trial
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'You have to decide brother': tapes played at ISIS-preparation trial

A Sydney man accused of preparing to go to Syria to fight for Islamic State was secretly filmed telling an undercover operative he was training by walking with a backpack weighing 30 kilograms.

  • by Margaret Scheikowski
Unlicensed driver allegedly kills former teacher's wife in Peakhurst crash
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Unlicensed driver allegedly kills former teacher's wife in Peakhurst crash

Tyron Knodler was an ex-student of Picnic Point High School where Tony Giorgio, who was left injured in the crash that killed his wife, taught his grade.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
Man found guilty in Curtis Cheng case
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Man found guilty in Curtis Cheng case

Mustafa Dirani, 25, pleaded not guilty to conspiring with others in 2015 to do acts in preparation, or planning, for a terrorist act.

Former leader of far-right movement jailed for foul-mouthed attack on neighbour
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Former leader of far-right movement jailed for foul-mouthed attack on neighbour

The ex-boss of the anti-Islam group was found guilty of attacking a neighbour and intimidating another.

  • by Sally Rawsthorne